Southwest Colorado ranchers battle drought, development

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Southwest Colorado ranchers battle drought, development

Persistent dry conditions, rising land prices force change
Andrew and Kendra Schafer look over their herd of goats and Navajo-Churro sheep near Cortez. Exceptional drought and development pressure are driving up land prices, making it harder to be a rancher in Southwest Colorado.

Southwest Colorado ranchers battle drought, development

Andrew and Kendra Schafer look over their herd of goats and Navajo-Churro sheep near Cortez. Exceptional drought and development pressure are driving up land prices, making it harder to be a rancher in Southwest Colorado.
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